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Lower North Adelaide

Qualifications

1,017 people in Lower North Adelaide had a tertiary qualification in 2011.

Educational Qualifications relate to education outside of primary and secondary school and are one of the most important indicators of socio-economic status. With other data sources, such as Employment Status, Income and Occupation, Lower North Adelaide's Educational Qualifications help to evaluate the economic opportunities and socio-economic status of the area and identify skill gaps in the labour market.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the level of the highest qualification the person has completed?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Highest qualification achieved
Lower North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Qualification levelNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Bachelor or Higher degree
89043.635.873236.632.0+158
Advanced Diploma or Diploma
1276.27.61296.57.6-2
Vocational
1326.57.91487.47.5-16
map this data in atlas.idNo qualification70334.434.279839.834.7-95
Not stated
1899.314.41949.718.2-5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Highest qualification achieved, 2011
Highest qualification achieved, 2011 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 14.4% No qualification, City of Adelaide: 34.2% Vocational, City of Adelaide: 7.9% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Bachelor or Higher degree, City of Adelaide: 35.8% Not stated, Lower North Adelaide: 9.3% No qualification, Lower North Adelaide: 34.4% Vocational, Lower North Adelaide: 6.5% Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Lower North Adelaide: 6.2% Bachelor or Higher degree, Lower North Adelaide: 43.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011
Change in highest qualification achieved, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Lower North Adelaide: -5 No qualification, Lower North Adelaide: -95 Vocational, Lower North Adelaide: -16 Advanced Diploma or Diploma, Lower North Adelaide: -2 Bachelor or Higher degree, Lower North Adelaide: +158
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the qualifications of the population in Lower North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of people holding formal qualifications (Bachelor or higher degree; Advanced Diploma or Diploma; or Vocational qualifications), and a similar proportion of people with no formal qualifications.

Overall, 56.3% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 34.4% had no qualifications, compared with 51.4% and 34.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between qualifications held by the population of Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons with Bachelor or Higher degrees (43.6% compared to 35.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Vocational qualifications (6.5% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons with Advanced Diploma or Diplomas (6.2% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the qualifications of the population in Lower North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011 were in those with:

  • Bachelor or Higher degrees (+158 persons)
  • No qualifications (-95 persons)